A Jagermeister promotional event has turned to disaster after nine people were hospitalised following liquid nitrogen being poured in to a swimming pool.
Aquatics and Commercial
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The City of Sydney’s upgraded Prince Alfred Park Pool will have free entry for six months.
SA President Barclay Nettlefold has resigned after being stood down in the wake of two separate complaints.
Craig Doncon of Supreme Heating WA spoke with SPLASH! from the top of the South West Sports Centre in Bunbury, WA.
For the first time in Australia, a drowning has been averted thanks to the assistance of the Poseidon system.
Swimming is one of the big losers in a funding shake-up with a cut of nearly six per cent, while Paralympic sports and water polo gained substantial increases.
AustSwim and RLS are urging parents whose children have undertaken swimming lessons to share their experiences in a new survey before May 17.
Swimming Australia President Barclay Nettlefold announced on April 9 that Mark Anderson is the new Swimming Australia Chief Executive Officer, with Michael Scott to take on the role of Director of High Performance.
Some Auckland pools which have been free for everyone will now charge for adults, while all Auckland Council-owned pools will now be free for Aucklanders aged 16 and under.
Sim Choo Kheng, founder and chief executive of international waterpark turnkey solution provider, Sim Leisure Group, will be presenting on the ethical and cultural issues that cause water safety problems in Asia.
Recommendations by two critical reviews into Australian swimming have been handed down, with both citing a lack of leadership in Australian swimming.
The Aquatic Risk Management (ARM) handbook, published by the American institution, the National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF), is a guide to help pool and spa managers and operators reduce injury and risk in and around aquatic facilities.
A three-year, $700,000 study of Aboriginal health has not found any evidence that the swimming pool programs help chronic ear infections amongst the remote Indigenous population.
Champion swimmers like Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps need to control their bladders in the swimming pool, says Tom Lachocki, CEO of the US National Swimming Pool Foundation.
The first stage of Jamberoo Action Park’s long-awaited expansion plans have commenced, with preliminary site works for the Kangaroo Island Development now underway.
USA-based commercial aquatic filtration manufacturer Neptune-Benson has acquired the business of Engineered Treatment Systems (ETS), a leader in UV Technology for aquatic, industrial and municipal applications.